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On yet another recruitment drive - I wish I did this less often

(9 Posts)
Katymac Mon 07-Sep-09 21:18:46

I hate it

I am bad at it

I am a (fairly) good boss but I had to make people redundant last year which has made any new recruitment I have done this year so much harder (emotionally for me)

I get very stressed & I get cross with myself for feeling this way

Ronaldinhio Mon 07-Sep-09 21:20:59

bloody hell think how I feel it's what I do all day!!

Katymac Mon 07-Sep-09 21:25:36


Just employing people?

Do you worry about their expectations & how their personalities will fit & if they will like the cat & will they treat the babies properly & if they can cope with DH's grumpiness?

Actually you probably don't but managing expectations is hard imo

Ronaldinhio Mon 07-Sep-09 22:28:02

nah I work in recruitment so we meet no ones expectations har de har

OurLadyOfPerpetualSupper Mon 07-Sep-09 22:30:13

I used to work in recruitment - sounds like nothing's changed!

Ronaldinhio Mon 07-Sep-09 22:35:34

does anything ever?

Katymac Tue 08-Sep-09 07:05:52

Oh great - that fills me with hope & anticipation if you 'experts' don't manage either wink

bigchris Tue 08-Sep-09 07:19:36

could you reemploy any you made redundant?

Katymac Tue 08-Sep-09 07:56:29

No they all got excellent jobs (based on their experience/training here & the reference I gave them sad)

But I did try that

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